One of them includes our more hectic stressful lifestyle and our movement towards more unhealthy fast foods as our primary nutrition.
Proper lifestyle management and regular screening starting at the age of 45 can help reduce risks
Managing lifestyle is crucial to protecting oneself from cancer because no scientific advancement in treatment is going to be enough.
On World Cancer Day two survivors talk about surviving cancer and leading a normal life.
Cancers can be caused by both hereditary and non-hereditary reasons. Factors like pollution, radiation, eating meat and chewing tobacco increase the risks
While we do not have any such consolidated estimates for India, Oncologists are reporting a clear trend of rising disease incidence among non-smokers.
The battle against cancer faces the challenge of debunking a deluge of misinformation floating around.
Technologies like fluorescence imaging are used which identify lymph nodes on the operating table and enable selective removal.
Quit smoking, maintain a healthy, balanced diet and practice breathing exercises to stay protected against this deadly disease
The importance of self-examination for women cannot be over-emphasised. It should begin as early as 20 years of age, and continue into adulthood, supplemented by regular screening by a doctor.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.